Equivocar in English | Spanish to English Translation


transitive verb
  • equivocar algo con algo to mistake something for something
  • equivocar el camino to take the wrong road
  • equivoqué la fecha I got the date wrong
pronominal verb
1. to be wrong (estar en un error) ; to make a mistake (cometer un error)
  • te equivocas con tu profesor, no es tan mala persona you're wrong about your teacher, he's not such a bad person
  • te equivocas si crees que me voy a asustar you're mistaken if you think you're going to frighten me
  • se equivocó de nombre/puerta he got the wrong name/door
  • equivocarse en algo to make a mistake in something
  • se equivocó en la suma he got the total wrong
transitive verb
1 (confundir) to get mixed up; mix up
he equivocado las direcciones de los sobres I've got the addresses mixed up on the envelopes; I've mixed up the addresses on the envelopes
equivocar a algn to make sb make a mistake
si me hablas mientras escribo me equivocas if you talk to me while I'm writing, you'll make me make a mistake o you'll make me go wrong
3 (errar)
equivocar el camino to go the wrong way; to make the wrong choice
pronominal verb
equivocarse (no tener razón) to be wrong; be mistaken
te equivocas, eso no es así you're wrong o mistaken, it isn't like that; si crees que voy a dejarte ir, te equivocas if you think I'm going to let you go, you're wrong o mistaken; me equivoqué muchas veces en el examen I made a lot of mistakes in the exam
(cometer un error) to make a mistake
equivocarse con algn to be wrong about sb
la consideraba honesta, pero me equivoqué con ella I thought she was honest, but I was wrong about her
equivocarse de algo
nos equivocamos de hora y llegamos tarde we got the time wrong, and we arrived late
me equivoqué de puerta me equivoqué de fecha y se me pasó el plazo
se equivocaron de tren they caught the wrong train; se equivocaron de casa they went to the wrong house; perdone, me he equivocado de número sorry, (I've got the) wrong number
Verb Conjugations for equivocar
Gerund: equivocando
Participle: equivocado
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
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